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Introduction to Environmental science

With an environmental science qualification under your belt, you can help tackle the crucial global and regional environmental issues of our time.

You’ll join the ranks of environmental experts who are dedicated to making a real difference for the planet, by addressing the impacts of climate change, rehabilitating ecosystems, and conserving threatened species.

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University of Tasmania

UndergraduateTAS-KPZ104

Living with Fire

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No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 26 Feb 2024, 22 Jul 2024, 04 Nov 2024

University of New England

UndergraduateUNE-GEOL110

Our Blue Planet

Online & on-campus

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 26 Feb 2024, 21 Oct 2024

Enrolments open until 4 Mar

Murdoch University

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 29 Jul 2024

University of South Australia

UndergraduateUSA-CIVE2015

Construction Environmental Science

100% online

No ATAR required. Start with a subject.

Starts 01 Apr 2024, 16 Sep 2024

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University of Southern Queensland
University of Queensland

Combine your passion for geography with information systems

Learn computing skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, remote sensing operations and how to manage projects that need geographical tech. Analyse the use of remote sensing, air photo interpretation and more. 

100% online

6 months full time or part time equivalent

Southern Cross University

UndergraduateSCU-MAR-DEG

Bachelor of Science (Marine Systems)

Manage and protect the underwater world

Start with earth science fundamentals, then deep dive into oceanography, marine ecology, fish and aquaculture, reefs, fisheries and marine parks management. Work towards a career in marine science and management, conservation, or restoration.

Online & on-campus

3 years full time or part time equivalent

Edith Cowan University

Become an environmental decision-maker

Would you like to lead an organisation towards better decisions for the environment? This course will show you how. Consider the greater context of ecosystems as you make choices based on impact and risk using management systems and auditing. 

100% online

1 year full time or part time equivalent

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